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hpr2211 :: My podcast workflow

How I download, manage, listen to and delete podcasts

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Hosted by Dave Morriss on 2017-01-23 is flagged as Explicit and is released under a CC-BY-SA license.
Tags: podcast,RSS,Atom,Rockbox,playlist,Bashpodder,PostgreSQL,XSLT.
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My podcast workflow

I have been listening to podcasts for many years. I started in 2005, when I bought my first MP3 player.

Various podcast downloaders (or podcatchers) have existed over this time, some of which I have tried. Now I use a script based on Bashpodder, which I have built to meet my needs. I also use a database to hold details of the feeds I subscribe to, what episodes have been downloaded, what is on a player to be listened to and what can be deleted. I have written many scripts (in Bash, Perl and Python) to manage all of this, and I will be describing the overall workflow in this episode without going into too much detail.

I was prompted to put together this show by folky’s HPR episode 1992 “How I’m handling my podcast-subscriptions and -listening. Thanks to him for a very interesting episode.

Refer to the full notes for the details: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps/hpr2211/full_shownotes.html


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